NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Morris and Irmgard Wessel Fund announced that the latest winners of its Unsung Heroes Award are the Immigrant Bail Fund for standing up for our immigrant neighbors and Doreen Abubakar, a social entrepreneur and environmental educator in New Haven’s Newhallville neighborhood.
Immigration & Refugees
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's update from September 15, 2017 gives information about two sources of DACA renewal scholarships for eligible students.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's update from September 14, 2017 gives information, resources and learning opportunities related to: disaster relief, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Johnson Amendment & Census Funding.
QUINCY, MA -- Nick Donohue, president & CEO of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, the largest philanthropic organization in New England focused exclusively on education, urges protections for students affected by DACA change in this statement published in Commonwealth Magazine.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- On behalf of the Perrin Family Foundation, President Laura McCargar gives a statement on the Repeal of DACA.
HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut Health Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of a new round of funding to support community based organizations to engage their constituencies/membership in organizing and grassroots advocacy efforts that defend and advance health reform in CT and respond to the attempts to repeal and replace the ACA. The application deadline is Friday, April 7, 2017.